Quality events for this weekend

Friday March 01

First Friday Albany: Arts, culture, music, food, and more all around Albany.

Five Year Celebration at Nine Pin: Celebrating their fifth birthday with a pizza party.

1st Friday Albany at Albany Institute: Free admission.

PechaKucha at Opalka Gallery: Talks consisting of 20 slides for 20 seconds each.

Ryan Rosmarin and DJ Citrus Minute at City Beer Hall: Live music for First Friday.

Jocelyn & Chris at Jupiter Hall: Album release show. With Ruby Dear.

Joe Russo’s Almost Dead at The Palace: Grateful Dead tribute.

Elton John at Times Union Center: Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour.

Pass the Aux at Pint Sized Albany: Guest DJs from Stacks Espresso Bar.

The Mountain Carol, pencildive, Pony In The Pancake at Pauly’s: Indie/pop/synthpop.

Villains Ball II at Fuze Box: Goth night!

Savoy Soul Club at Savoy: All vinyl soul night.

TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.

Saturday March 02

Wine & Chocolate Festival at The Desmond: Celebrating NYS wine and chocolate.

Winter Art Fest at Albany Distilling: Indoor/outdoor party.

Jim Gaffigan at The Palace: Stand-up comedy.

Dark Thoughts, Postage at Pauly’s: Punk show.

Girl Blue, Zan and the Winter Folk, and Belle-Skinner at The Linda: Folk/singer-songwriter.

Wobble N’ Bang at Fuze: House/breaks/drum and bass/etc.

Botanica at The Half Moon: With DJ Ephraim Asili & Tall Ass Matt.

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party.

Sunday March 03

Dungeons & Dragons Open Skill Night at Thinkgeek: Get your game on.

Seven Spires, Screams of Hockomock, Toxoplasma at Pauly’s: Metal show.

All weekend

Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.

Day trip to MASS MoCA: Pretty drive and a great museum.

Olana State Historic Site in Hudson: Rotating weekly programs and a landscape to get lost in.

The NYS Museum: Bunch of great exhibits and it’s right in your backyard.

Movies at The Spectrum: First run movies at a small centrally located theater.

Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.


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Quality events for this weekend

Friday February 22

Cretin Hop at Fuze Box: Rock and roll dance party.

Troy Night Out: Arts, music, food, drinks and more around Troy.

Genericon XXXII at RPI: Weekend-long student-run general convention covering all geeky hobbies such as anime, sci-fi, and gaming of all sorts.

In Place of Now Reception at Opalka Gallery: Gallery opening reception showing “emerging and established artists whose work engages in the politically subversive acts of picturing ‘otherness'”.

Winter Lumify Dance Party at Franklin Alley: With music by Superfly Sounds.

Improv Comedy Showdown at Mopco: Winner takes all.

Haze Chamber at Pint Sized: Psychedelic jams all night.

TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.

Saturday February 23

The Albany Wine Festival at Albany Capital Center: “largest, funnest wine sampling event held in the Capital region”.

Tom Brenner at The Linda: Discussion with photojournalist Tom Brenner.

Neuro Raver at RPI Playhouse: Genericon’s annual rave.

Mike Recine at Proctors: Stand up. Part of the Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show series.

Joe Mansman & The Midnight Revival Band at The Hollow: Americana/blues.

Locked In A Vacancy, Tentacles, Sledge Wolf at Pauly’s: Hardcore/metal.

Throwback Dance Party at Fuze Box: Best of the 80s, 90s, and 00s.

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party.

Sunday February 24

Pinball Sunday League at Excelsior Pub: Show off your pinball skills.

All weekend

Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.

Day trip to MASS MoCA: Pretty drive and a great museum.

Olana State Historic Site in Hudson: Rotating weekly programs and a landscape to get lost in.

The NYS Museum: Bunch of great exhibits and it’s right in your backyard.

Movies at The Spectrum: First run movies at a small centrally located theater.

Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.


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Quality events for this weekend

Friday February 08

Body Shine at Fuze Box: All night dance party celebrating their three year anniversary.

2019 Mohawk-Hudson Regional Invitational Opening Reception at Albany Center Gallery: Featuring work from Amy Cheng, Susan Meyer, Karin Schaefer, and Amelia Toelke. On display until March 19.

John Witherspoon at Albany Funny Bone: Comedy show.

Storytime Time with Ethan Ullman at Mopco: Real and funny stories.

New Feeling at Pint Sized Albany: Obscure & rare 80s tracks all night.

TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.

Saturday February 09

Family Gallery Tours at Albany Institute of History & Art: Tours included with admission.

Dope Jams Valentine’s Day Ball at Preserved Instincts: V-day dance party.

Poly-Theist at Savoy: Comedy show. Early/late show options.

Spontaneous Broadway at Mopco: Fully improvised musical inspired by the audience.

Multibird, Nicole Maher, A Boy And His Rats at Pauly’s: Folk/indie/punk.

90s Valentines Dance Party at Fuze: Playing the hits.

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party.

John Witherspoon at Albany Funny Bone: Comedy show.

Sunday February 10

Harry Potter Trivia Brunch at Lost & Found: Food, drinks, and nerding out.

All weekend

Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.

Day trip to MASS MoCA: Pretty drive and a great museum.

Olana State Historic Site in Hudson: Rotating weekly programs and a landscape to get lost in.

The NYS Museum: Bunch of great exhibits and it’s right in your backyard.

Movies at The Spectrum: First run movies at a small centrally located theater.

Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.


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Quality events for this weekend

Friday February 01

Robert Kelly at Albany Funny Bone: Stand up comedy show.

Pass the Aux at Pint Sized: Guest DJ night with The Collaborative.

Theatresports at Mopco: Improv comedy show.

Battle Royale 2 at Fuze Box: Goth night!

Savoy Soul Club at Savoy: All vinyl soul night.

TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.

Saturday February 02

Family Gallery Tours at Albany Institute: Galley tours led by teen volunteers.

Vegan Chili Cook-off at Albany Social Justice Center: Put your chili to the test.

Stephane Wrembel at The Linda: Gypsy swing party to benefit the Linda.

Think Pink Floyd at Jupiter Hall: Pink Floyd tribute.

Robert Kelly at Albany Funny Bone: Stand up comedy show.

Guy Davis, Bluesman Featuring Professor Louie at 8th Step (Proctors): Blues.

Get the Led Out at the Palace: Led Zeppelin tribute.

New England Neville Brothers, Lost Drones, Coffee & Tea at The Low Beat: Jazz/psych.

Jen Mcmullen, Quentin Davis, Jody Lee, Rich Williams at Fort Orange Brewing: Comedy show.

Spontaneous Broadway at Mopco: “A fully improvised musical experience inspired by the audience”.

Good Dude, Machete, Heavy Gaze at Pauly’s:Nerdcore/darkwave/shoegaze.

Kevin Carey Trio at Speakeasy 518: Jazz.

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party.

Sunday February 03

Annual Ice Skating Party at Buckingham Pond: Enjoy the Polar Vortex!

Thomas Cole & the Birth of American Art at Albany Institute: Sunday lecture.

Dungeons & Dragons night at Thinkgeek: Any skill level welcome.

All weekend

Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.

Day trip to MASS MoCA: Pretty drive and a great museum.

Olana State Historic Site in Hudson: Rotating weekly programs and a landscape to get lost in.

The NYS Museum: Bunch of great exhibits and it’s right in your backyard.

Movies at The Spectrum: First run movies at a small centrally located theater.

Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.


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Quality events for this weekend

Friday January 25

Cretin Hop at Fuze: Rock and roll dance party.

Troy Night Out: Arts, music, food, drinks and more around Troy.

BURLY, Bruiser&Bicycle at the Arts Center: Indie/psych/folk.

Dj Tgif, Dj Show, Dj Tek, Dj King Bully, Dj Syxx Figgaz at Albany Cap Center: Hip-hop/dancehall/etc.

Maestro Showdown at Mopco.: Improv comedy show.

Pink Nois at Jupiter Hall: With Andre the Giant, NXNES, Sydney Schizzano, Thai and Soo Do Koo.

Haze Chamber at Pint Sized: Psych night.

TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.

Saturday January 26

Stellar Young at Parish Public House: EP release show with The Afternoon Edition.

Eliot Chang at Proctors: Stand up. Part of the Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show series.

Spontaneous Broadway at Mopco.: Improv musical.

One-Man Star Wars Trilogy at Proctors: “mind-bending whirlwind of a show”.

Owen Manure, Arch Fiends, Phantom Sleeze at Paulys: Punk/hardcore.

DJ’s SVB, Jen Haley, Goldee Dust, Rally at River St Pub: Dance party with lady DJs all night.

Victory Soul Orchestra, Hartley’s Encore at The Hollow: Afro-funk/soul. Album release party.

90s Night at City Beer Hall: Dance party.

Sunday January 27

Record Riots at Ramada Plaza: Big ole record show.

Annual Ice Skating Party at Buckingham Pond: Celebrate and enjoy the winter.

Shape and Shadow: The Sculpture of Larry Kagan at Albany Institute: Sunday Lecture.

All weekend

Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.

Day trip to MASS MoCA: Pretty drive and a great museum.

Olana State Historic Site in Hudson: Rotating weekly programs and a landscape to get lost in.

The NYS Museum: Bunch of great exhibits and it’s right in your backyard.

Movies at The Spectrum: First run movies at a small centrally located theater.

Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.


Did I miss something? Please let me know!